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Dillon Tycz | Customer Relations

Dillon Tycz graduated from St. Norbert College (De Pere, WI) on May 14th and joined the A-Team full-time the week after. Prior to graduating, Dillon spent his last semester interning at AmeriLux in the Customer Relations Department.

His internship at AmeriLux, along with summers spent working in the company’s Distribution Center, positively influenced his decision to accept a position after graduation. “I chose AmeriLux because of the opportunity it gives me to grow professionally and as an individual,” said Dillon. “I was attracted to the company because of the atmosphere that surrounds the business and belief in my potential as a valued asset to the company.”

Dillon’s role will continue where his internship left off – within Customer Relations. Eventually, he will switch to Operations and focus on Quality Assurance, making sure AmeriLux’s processes meet defined performance standards.

Fun Fact: Dillon was a collegiate athlete for two years at St. Norbert College.


 

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Polycarbonate Panels Brighten Tiny Home

“Small Space Daylighting Solution”

The Carpenter Owl is located in Bloomington, Indiana. Daniel Weddle, the face behind the feathers, specializes in building wonderful, small structures. These tiny homes, studios, and expression spaces are artful creations incorporating healthy design elements and natural building materials.

Built for an herbalist in North Carolina, ‘The Wooly Resistance of the Salted Snail’ features a translucent multiwall polycarbonate skylight over the stairs and a transparent monolithic polycarbonate bed pod. These daylighting solutions provide the tiny home owner with the perfect opportunity to watch the sunrise or gaze at a star-filled night sky – to slow down, relax and de-stress.

Besides the benefits of natural daylight, the LEXAN™ THERMOCLEAR™ 25mm 5X multiwall polycarbonate panel used in the skylight provides excellent thermal insulation. High thermal performance was an important material consideration since the skylight is located in the heated portion of the tiny home.

When asked if he plans to use polycarbonate in future tiny home designs, Daniel had this response: “Yes, I have dreamed of having a half roof for an artist studio that would allow diffused north light to enter the space.  This would be done with multiwall polycarbonate for winter.”

Thinking about building a tiny home or structure? Learn more at the Carpenter Owl >>